Kirksville is a haven for outdoors enthusiasts. Hunters and fishers from all over come to Kirksville for their favorite sport and Kirksville also offers a variety of camping choices.
Missouri Conservation Department
The exhibit area includes a live bee hive, an aquarium of Missouri fish, snake display, pelt station, fly fishing and many other nature exhibits.
Named by Outdoor Life Magazine as the best whitetail deer hunting spot in America, Kirksville offers five different conservation areas where hunters can hunt deer and other game including quail, rabbit, squirrel, turkey, pheasant, waterfowl, and grouse.
Kirksville is a fantastic place to fish with three lakes that include trout, muskellunge, bass, catfish, crappie, and walleye.
Camping spots in Kirksville include the NEMO Fairgrounds, Lake Road Village Park, and Thousand Hills State Park.